TAKE ACTION

TO REPORT CRUELTY, ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF AN ANIMAL

CHICAGO ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL (CACC)

Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) is Chicago's main open-admission shelter. Dial *311 and submit information** or click here to report animal abuse.

When making a report, please be ready to provide the following information:

  • The nature of the complaint (i.e., dog tied outside without food or water)

  • A description of the animal(s)

  • The exact address where the animal(s) can be found. If the address is on a numbered street, please specify if the street is designated as ‘street’ or ‘place.’ (i.e., 52nd Street or 52nd Place)

  • What city or suburb the address is located in

  • A number that you can be reached at should the investigator be unable to find the animal(s) or has any questions​

 

THE ANTI-CRUELTY SOCIETY (CHICAGO)

The Anti-Cruelty Society operates in Chicago. Please call 312-645-8090 or send an e-mail to abuse@anticruelty.org. For more information on signs of abuse and/or dog fighting, click here.

Animal mistreatment "includes neglect of any kind (i.e., animals without food, water, proper shelter or veterinary care), leaving unwanted animals in a motor vehicle or house, training animals to fight, and abandoned animals on a public way."

- CACC

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES (NATIONAL)

Fill out this form online to contact the society's animal rescue team. The Humane Society of the United States provides information on what may qualify as cruelty here.

REMINDER

ALIVE Rescue is not an open-admission shelter and therefore we cannot accept a majority of owner surrenders directly. For more information, or questions/comments/concerns, contact us here.

**ALL REPORTS are kept CONFIDENTIAL and your information WILL NOT be given out. If you prefer, reports can be made anonymously. You DO NOT have to leave contact information to make a report.